Women in Technology Opens Nominations for 2017 Leadership Awards

Falls Church, Va. – October 24, 2016 – Women in Technology (WIT), the premier professional association dedicated of the advancement of women in the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia technology community, today announced the call for nominations for the 18th Annual Leadership Awards. Nominations will be accepted through December 2, 2016.
This annual Leadership Awards program encourages the recognition of stellar female professionals who are not only leaders in the technology field but also bring a unique vision and talent to the industry, while supporting their community. Both WIT members and non-members are eligible for nominations and winners will be announced at the Leadership Awards Banquet on May 11, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, VA.
“The Annual WIT Leadership Awards is an event that spotlights the stories of some remarkable women in the Washington D.C. area.  What makes these women truly inspiring is their dedication and passion for leading, mentoring and giving back to others in their companies and their communities,” said Kathryn Harris, President of Women in Technology.

“WIT honors women in private industry, government, defense, and academia who, through their outstanding capabilities and talents, have set themselves apart in their professional and personal accomplishments. We are excited for the 2017 gala where we will celebrate another group of extraordinary women whose knowledge, drive and vision and generosity has made an impact in the technology industry in unique and important ways.”  

Categories include:
•    Corporate Large Market Sector
•    Corporate Mid-Market Sector
•    Corporate Small Market Sector
•    Government
•    Rising Star
•    Small Business/Entrepreneur
•    Technical Leadership
•    Unsung Hero
•    Women in Defense

Click here to view a sample of a Winning Nomination for the WIT Leadership Awards.

To submit the nomination of a woman who exemplifies leadership and deserves to be recognized for her contributions to the technology community, visit here to start the nomination process.

About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT’s vision is to empower women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, http://www.womenintechnology.org/ or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).